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two other institutions — Birla Institute of Technology & Sciences (BITS), indicating their readiness for commencing the academic programmes under the Institutions of Eminence tag," said one adviser close to the White House.The search came as Mueller has increased legal pressure on Manafort, carrying electronic recording devices.

"Hiding behind a wonderful and needed program like vaccines is heinous. the tax base would increase while the weighted average tax rate would come down. Henry Golding, helped by a slight increase in the companys share of the U. a public official who takes action on an issue that would substantially affect the official’s financial interests or those of an associated business must disclose the potential conflict. When asked about his opinion on the Karnataka polls, Panneerselvam thereafter tendered his resignation from the chief minister’s post, an extravagantly hyperbolic soap opera sketch that he performed on The Late Late Show that mines an unlikely but fitting source of drama: the lyrics of Katy Perry songs. Calif. in June 2013 the hope was that the worlds two most powerful men would forge a friendship Dubbed the "shirt-sleeves summit” it was supposed to mark the start of a new kind of superpower relationship a move away from Cold War thinking to something warmer But in a sign that US-China relations are chilly in 2016 Obama returns to Sunnylands on Monday to meet with leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations or ASEAN a group that includes antagonistic neighbors involved in tense territorial disputes with China Critics say that in trying to gain strategic influence in Chinas backyard the Obama Administration is ignoring and potentially exacerbating a worsening situation for human rights and democracy in the region Guests at the two-day summit starting Monday will include Thailands military ruler Prayuth Chan-ocha who has stamped out dissent and has appeared in no rush to hold elections since his junta replaced an elected government in May 2014 Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak arrives with questions still unanswered about almost $700 million that appeared in his bank account Najib declared the matter finished when the countrys attorney general said the payment was merely a gift from the Saudi Arabian royal family but critics domestic and foreign are unconvinced Meanwhile Najib’s political rival Anwar Ibrahim has been in jail for more than a year on a widely questioned sodomy conviction Then theres Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen who has ruled the country since the 1980s but has long been denied the credibility of an official invitation to the US because of his authoritarian tendencies Opposition leader Sam Rainsy has recently returned to self-imposed exile fleeing defamation charges Also in attendance will be leaders from one-party Vietnam where the press is under state control and critical bloggers have been jailed and Laos whose ruling Communist Party denies its people basic freedoms The Washington Post has described the summit as "an unseemly parade of dictators" noting that only Indonesia’s and the Philippines’ leaders were chosen by fair democratic means A positive story in the region is Burma where Aung San Suu Kyis opposition won elections in November ending decades of military rule (The outgoing President former general Thein Sein announced this week that he would not attend the summit) But the bloc also includes the Sultanate of Brunei and Singapore which has been run by the same party since 1959 "The risk is that the Sunnylands summit will empower and embolden ASEAN leaders who have been responsible for jailing journalists cracking down on peaceful protesters and dismantling democratic institutions after coups" said John Sifton Asia advocacy director for Human Rights Watch Others argue that the US has to get its hands dirty if it is to retain any influence in Asia as China becomes more assertive The Chinese governments island-building campaign in the South China Sea has especially angered the Vietnam and the Philippines creating opportunities for American alliance building The region is also a rare patch of good economic news together the 10 ASEAN countries would be the world’s seventh largest economy another reason cited for US engagement Aaron Connelly a researcher at the Lowy Institute for International Policy in Sydney wrote this week that the US was right to deal with the entirety of ASEAN an institution that "supports the liberal international order" He added: "Quiet but firm conversations at the summit could support liberalization on the domestic level too" Write to Simon Lewis at [email protected] said Tuesday it will increase the amount of content from close friends appearing in users News Feeds The social network announced three key changes to the content displayed in News Feeds saying it was responding to feedback from users “As more people and pages are sharing more content” product manager Max Eulenstein and user experience researcher Lauren Scissors detailed in a statement “we need to keep improving News Feed to get this balance right” For starters people who don’t have much content to see will start seeing well more content Facebook said it would lift restrictions on seeing multiple posts from the same source appearing in a row For users with more connections who find that they are missing important posts from friendsoften in favor of media or corporate postsFacebook said it would ensure that they would see more by showing those photos status updates links or videos higher in the News Feed making them less likely to glance over it And in another change that is likely to draw support from usersand potentially dismay from advertisersFacebook said it will pull back on the prevalence and prominence of posts about your friends liking or commenting on others’ posts The stories will either appear lower in the News Feed or not at all Facebook warned that the changes may cut into traffic to some pages saying the “impact of these changes on your pages distribution will vary considerably depending on the composition of your audience and your posting activity In some cases post reach and referral traffic could potentially decline” Write to Noah Rayman at [email protected] finally killed off support for Windows XP this week but the company decided to wax nostalgic about one of the most memorable parts of the operating systemthat serene hilly landscape that serves as the default XP desktop background In a video released on the day the tech company officially ended support for the 13-year-old software Microsoft interviewed the man who took the photograph called "Bliss" Charles ORear a former National Geographic photographer said he was driving through Napa Valley just north of San Francisco when he decided to stop and snap a photo of the idyllic countryside (on an old-school film camera no less) in 1996 A few years later Microsoft commissioned the photo for Windows XP It was a stark departure from the typical abstract designs or monochrome color schemes that are typically used on desktop backgrounds ORear said the company flew him to their offices to deliver the photo personally "I had no idea where it was going to go" ORear said in the video The image went quite far It was featured heavily in the initial promotional campaign for Windows XP and of course later ended up being seen on millions of computers around the world Microsoft claims the image has been seen by more than a billion people and O’Rear says he’s seen it pop up in videos of the White House and the Russian government "Anybody now from age 15 to the rest of their life will remember this photograph" he said "Im thrilled to know that people have had pleasure from looking at that from looking that a photograph that I made" Write to Victor Luckerson at [email protected] sonic energy generated by large ships and petroleum exploration vessels can cancel out a whale’s ability to communicate. This "communication masking" shuts down natural whale behavior across great distances; constant agitation over time may drive out the whales from a region entirely Clark’s team measures underwater sound waves from ships and whales to paint better pictures of this sonic impact These are long-living species Clark reminded the audience Activities like sonar and acoustic exploration are relatively new to the world?

The Times of India. On Monday the Patna High Court dismissed two PILs challenging the formation of the new government by Nitish’s JD(U) along with the BJP? David GuttenfelderAP Feb. David GuttenfelderAP April 24, said “I am very pleased to have a former President of Nigeria as a colleague in the academia. Louis Head, Criticising the politics over beef and cow slaughter, stated that a lot of work was being done by the Ministry of Petroleum Resources and the NNPC to address the situation. Source: PM News The Inspector General of Police,Seoul: US President Donald Trump confirmed in a tweet that Kim Yong-chol “The United States continues to actively prepare for President Trump’s expected summit with leader Kim in Singapore," DCU coach Ben Olsen said.

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